When the Washington State Department of Transportation wanted to replace the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel underneath downtown Seattle, Red Arrow Logistics was selected to transport building materials to the on-site manufacturing facility in Seattle, WA.
When a large machinery and industrial contracting company needed help transporting several pieces of over-dimensional equipment, they called on the team at Red Arrow Logistics. Large scale equipment moves like this require specialized equipment and over dimensional tools to ensure a safe and successful move.
Red Arrow Logistics was selected to assist with the transportation of pipe that will be used for the support system on the new suspension bridge in New York, the Tappan Zee Bridge. The Tappan Zee Bridge Project is the largest bridge and highway infrastructure project in North America and will replace the current bridge. The current bridge, which was build during 1952-1955 was only designed to last 50 years, initially only supporting 40,000 vehicles per day. Now, 138,000 vehicles cross the deteriorating structure each day. The new bridge will be designed to handle a larger capacity of vehicles per day and last 100 years.
Whether by road, rail, water, or air, the public works sector keeps America moving. Large scale projects require specialized construction equipment and over dimensional tools to get the job done. When one of the nation’s leading heavy civil marine construction and dredging companies needed help transporting a crucial piece of equipment around the country, they called on the experts at Red Arrow Logistics.
National Parks Service Calls for Logistics Support
The Kalaupapa National Historical Park and the small isolated settlement of Kalaupapa, Hawaii together receive one annual shipment that contains all of the settlement’s supplies for the upcoming year. Kalaupapa’s natural isolation has always made receiving supplies extremely difficult. The twelve-square-mile peninsula on which the park is located juts out of the north shore of the island of Molokai, with rough ocean waters on three sides and 2,000 foot high sheer cliffs on the fourth. The annual supply shipment contains new vehicles, fuel trucks, shipping containers loaded with pallets of food, large appliances, furniture, building supplies, and more.
HAZMAT Shipments Take Additional Safety and Security Protocols
Transporting hazardous material cross country is potentially risky business, and with the public’s safety at stake there’s no margin for error. When a federal government defense and energy provider needed to bring radiation portal monitors in from the field for service, they relied on the experts at Red Arrow Logistics to get the job done safely and efficiently.
Moventas is both a leader and technology expert in the renewable energy sector. Moventas regularly contracts Red Arrow Logistics to provide various types of equipment including RGNs, step decks, and flatbeds. The equipment needed varies on the size of the gear box that needs to be transported.
A consumer electronics powerhouse was planning the global launch of a highly anticipated new product through its retail stores nationwide. The launch would require the installation of large, custom product displays in the company’s 265 U.S. retail stores. The technology powerhouse contracted with Red Arrow Logistics to manage the inbound airfreight from Europe along with U.S. sourced materials, domestic warehousing, line haul transportation, and final mile delivery of the display components to ensure their installation was completed on time for the product launch. Because of the Project’s complexity, Red Arrow began mapping out the details a full year in advance.
Red Arrow Logistics was selected by a Fortune 25 company in the consumer electronics sector to handle the air, ocean, and ground transportation of several over-dimensional roofing panels from Dubai, UAE to multiple destinations in the United States.
Moving Equipment for the U.S. Armed Forces Requires thorough planning and the precision of a military maneuver. When the Department of Defense needed two MH-60K helicopters relocated from Alabama to Texas to train the troops, they called on the experts at Red Arrow Logistics.